This is Eagle Prime, America’s entrant into the Giant Robot Duel, in its first-ever live-fire combat trial. Eagle Prime is the first MK3-class MegaBot from MegaBots, Inc. It weighs in at 12 tons, stands 16 feet tall, seats two, is powered by a 430 horsepower V8 LS3 engine, and costs a cool $2.5M. Continue reading “America Unveils Giant Fighting Robot”
The New Yorker fed 270,000 words spoken by Trump into a computer program that studies language patterns. This system analyzed his word choice and grammar, learning how to simulate Trump’s speech. Here is the speech written entirely by artificial intelligence. Continue reading “A Trump Speech Written By Artificial Intelligence”
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) demonstrates the Navy’s electromagnetic railgun initial rep-rate fires of multi-shot salvos at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. The revolutionary railgun relies on a massive electrical pulse, rather than gunpowder or other chemical propellants, to launch projectiles at distances over 100 nautical miles – and at speeds that exceed Mach 6.
Continue reading “The Navy Shows Off Its Badass Railgun”
In central Arizona there exists an experimental town called Arcosanti. It’s built on the principles of arcology, which combines architecture and ecology to envision a city that works in tandem with the Earth’s resources. Continue reading “The City of the Future Is Already Here”
Nathan Seidle’s wife gave him this already locked safe as a gift with no combination. Weird present, but he loves a good challenge. So he built a safecracking robot. Continue reading “Homemade Robot Cracks a Safe in Just 15 Minutes”